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A family stand together on the pitch of Worcestershire County Cricket Club with a giant, painted elephant sculpture.

October 12, 2021

We welcomed some very special, VIP guests to the Farewell Event on Friday, October 8, including seven-year-old Lola (third from left). Lola’s neighbour, Hilary (far left), contacted us to say Lola was sad to have lost all her careful....
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September 06, 2021

The hospice team behind this summer’s eight-week elephant sculpture trail in Worcester is inviting visitors to join the herd for a final time after they marched out of the city on Sunday (5th September).   All 66 of the painted....
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August 10, 2021

City businesses are helping ensure the Worcester’s Big Parade elephants shine bright this summer by donating cleaning materials and even ‘fostering’ members of the herd.   A charity sculpture trail being brought to the city....
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July 20, 2021

Thousands of elephant-seekers have flocked to take on the Worcester’s Big Parade sculpture trail in its first week.   Visitors from all over the UK have spotted the brightly coloured elephants on the open-air trail through the ....
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A pink, patterned elephant sculpture stands in a green garden with a bed of colourful flowers behind it. In the background is St Andrew's Spire in Worcester.

July 13, 2021

A much-awaited public art trail featuring a rainbow herd of elephant sculptures has been launched in Worcester. Worcester’s Big Parade began on Tuesday, July 13 and will finish on Sunday, September 5. A Wild in Art event, the eight-....
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July 12, 2021

Visitors taking part in this summer’s elephant art trail around Worcester will be able to track their route and learn more about the city via a new app.   The Worcester’s Big Parade app, sponsored by local law firm Harrison C....
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July 08, 2021

Organisers behind a summer-long elephant sculpture trail due to open on Monday 12 July have announced its herd will now be revealed on Tuesday 13 July, following advice from police and local authorities.   The news comes as Worce....
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July 05, 2021

Final preparations are underway for an eight-week sculpture trail – set to see a herd of multicoloured elephants march their way into Worcester.   There are just days to go before Worcester’s Big Parade – a Wild in Art even....
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June 17, 2021

A county event which will see Worcester transformed into a free, fun, art space, featuring elephant-shaped masterpieces, is to challenge visitors’ perceptions about mental health and wellbeing.   Bringing a unique perspective t....
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February 12, 2021

The quiet streets of Worcester came alive briefly today as the city received a very special, jumbo delivery.   Sixty-five fibreglass elephant sculptures, destined for Worcester’s Big Parade, have arrived in the city. Naked for ....
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November 06, 2020

Organisers of the city’s 2021 elephant trail are calling upon enthusiastic knitters and stitchers to start casting on for an autumn ‘makeathon’.   Worcester’s Big Parade, A Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Rich....
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October 13, 2020

Schools and community groups are being invited to be part of Worcester’s second major public art trail in summer 2021, which will see colourful elephants parade through the city’s streets and open spaces.   Worcester’s Big ....
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